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On July 17, 2007 (07/17/07), Janet Kuypers performed the show "Living in a Big World" at The Cafe (5115 North Lincoln Avenue - just south of Foster - in Chicago). Unlike past shows, this show contained not only poetry, conversational stories and continuously running artwork from around the globe, but also music from a wide variety of musicians. The "special set" is a 60" wide "drawing" of a large chair she actually sits in, along with a projected...
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On July 17, 2007 (07/17/07), Janet Kuypers performed the show "Living in a Big World" at The Cafe (5115 North Lincoln Avenue - just south of Foster - in Chicago). Unlike past shows, this show contained not only poetry, conversational stories and continuously running artwork from around the globe, but also music from a wide variety of musicians. The "special set" is a 60" wide "drawing" of a large chair she actually sits in, along with a projected...
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This is movie footage of the PowerPoint image display of images from around the world, all viewed from a "drawn" television set. This was used in the 07/17/07 performance art show âLiving in a Big World,â live in Chicago at the Cafe, 5115 North Lincoln Avenue. There was also music from assorted artists played while Janet Kuypers read poems and told stories while sitting in a large âdrawnâ chair. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to...
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Jun 19, 2007 Janet Kuypers
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1998 poem "Each Morning", read as the sun rose in Denver, Colorado, on 06/16/07 in this video for a close-up view of the author reading at dawn. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Jun 19, 2007 Janet Kuypers
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1998 poem "Each Morning", read as the sun rose in Denver, Colorado, on 06/16/07 in this video from farther away. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Jun 18, 2007 Janet Kuypers
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1994 poem "My Father, Shooting an Animal", read at Buffalo Billâs Grave on Lookout mountain in Golden, Colorado, on 06/15/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the poems Too Far, Headache and the Burning, live at the Jared Smith 05/19/07 book release (read from memory). This recording was made 05/19/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1994 poem Last Before Extinction, but in this video you hear the voice of Jared Smith superimposed over Janet Kuypers reading the poem, while the poem discusses dying species and the human reaction to death of species in nature. This recording was made 05/16/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1994 poem Last Before Extinction, but in this video you hear the voice of Jared Smith superimposed over Janet Kuypers reading the poem, while the poem discusses dying species and the human reaction to death of species in nature. This recording was made 05/16/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1994 poem Last Before Extinction, near a tree and water, while the poem discusses dying species and the human reaction to death of species in nature. This recording was made 05/16/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1979 poem Under The Sea, near a waterfall, while the poem discusses animals of the ocean. This was the first poem Janet Kuypers ever wrote, and this recording was made 05/16/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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Janet Kuypers reads the 1995 poem Everything Was Alive and Dying in a forest preserve, talking about how humans have managed to destroy nature now that we have expanded our civilization. This recording was made 05/15/07. For more information on this writing and other writings from Janet Kuypers, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information and details.
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The performance art show "Dreams" was held live in Chicago 02/03/04 by Janet Kuypers, and this is from the performance art show as she read poems and stories for a live audience.
Stop. is a performance art show Janet Kuypers live in Chicago. This 0 9/10/02 show contained a servies of her poems and covers of songs (all relating to love), with artwork displayed to coincide with her readings, to portray her own artwork as well. This film is of the main artwork that corresponded with her writings.
SIN (Scars Internet News) is a performance art show Janet Kuypers live in Chicago. This 09/20/05 show contained a series of her poems (all making fun of strange news stories) set to a news beat for background music, with artwork displayed on a computer monitor to coincide with her readings. This film is of the main artwork that corresponded with her writings, which consists primarily of the news images for titles of each of the news stories - well, of the poems - that were read. There were also...
Stripped is a performance art show Janet Kuypers live in Chicago. This 06/07/05 show contained a servies of her poems (all political in nature) set to music, with artwork displayed to coincide with her readings, to portray her own artwork as well. This film is of the main artwork that corresponded with her writings. This artwork display is also different from her other pieces of art normally displayed for her performance art shows, because on the left of images are the title of the writing the...
The Cycle of Life is the first performance art show Janet Kuypers ever didat an art gallery, and Janet Kuypers was the final (climactic) featured performer at the DvA art gallery in Chicago. Janet Kuypers had two monitors of her artwork running during the entire performance of multiple poems. One coincided with what she was reading precisely, but this film represents the random art selections she chose to run while she was also performing her show. This film contains that artwork, which...
The Cycle of Life is the first performance art show Janet Kuypers ever didat an art gallery, and Janet Kuypers was the final (climactic) featured performer at the DvA art gallery in Chicago. These pieces of artwork were of churches and gravesites Janet Kuypers had photographed over the years, to coincide with her theme of The Cycle of Life, that all things must end. This show contained material about the value of life as well as the chance to lose loved ones, and concepts of both life and death...
The Cycle of Life is the first performance art show Janet Kuypers ever didat an art gallery, and Janet Kuypers was the final (climactic) featured performer at the DvA art gallery in Chicago. This 09/12/03 show contained a servies of her poems set to music, but she also used multiple televisions to portray her own artwork as well. This film is of the main artwork that corresponded with her writings.
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This film is from artwork that was projected onto a screen by Janet Kuypers for her performance art show called How Do I Get There?. The show was held live in Chicago 02/15/05 and contained poetry and journal entries, as well as conversational talking and artwork read by Janet Kuypers.
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This film is from artwork that was projected onto a screen by Janet Kuypers for her performance art show called 6/11. The show was held live in Chicago 06/11/02 and contained poetry, journal entries and artwork read with this artwork.
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The Other Side is the title of the live Chicago 10/21/03 poetry/performance art show by poet & performance artist Janet Kuypers. She used her usual visual display system for her artwork during this show (using a projector and a PowerPoint display to coordinate artwork to her poetry), but in this show she not only read occasional poetry but also information about travel to eight European countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Bruxelles, Luxembourg and Switzerland). This...
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The Other Side is the title of the live Chicago 10/21/03 poetry/performance art show by poet & performance artist Janet Kuypers. She used her usual visual display system for her artwork during this show (using a projector and a PowerPoint display to coordinate artwork to her poetry), but in this show she not only read occasional poetry but also information about travel to eight European countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Bruxelles, Luxembourg and Switzerland).
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Walking In My Shoes is a song originally performed by Depeche Mode, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live in a car 02/03/02.
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They Won't Go When I Go is a song originally performed by George Michael, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live, outside in 02/03/02.
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The Sweetest Condition is a song originally performed by Depeche Mode, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live in Washington, DC, and the sound quality is poor due to thye racing cars in the background.
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Roxanne is a song originally performed by George Michael (though originally by the Police), and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live, outside in Myrtle Beach.
Last of Famous International Playboys is a song originally performed by Morrissey, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 outsideon in Pennsylvania.
There Is A Place In Hell For Me And My Friends is a song originally performed by Morrissey, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 12/22/01 in a shopping cart in front of a WalMart.
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Jesus To A Child is a song originally performed by George Michael, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 outside in Pennsylvania.
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I Smoke a Lot is a song originally performed by K's Choice, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 outsideon a car in Pennsylvania.
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Head Over Feet is a song originally performed by Alanis Morissette, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 12/25/02 outside in Pennsylvania.
Enjoy the Silence (the Harmonium Mix) is a song originally performed by Depeche Mode, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 outside at a field in Pennsylvania.
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Daughter is a song originally performed by Pearl Jam, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled son. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 outside in Pennsylvania.
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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime is a song originally performed by George Michael (though originally written in 1925), and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song. She made a video with this song live 02/03/02 near railroad tracks in Pennsylvania.
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Breathe is a song originally performed by Depeche Mode, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song in the 1980s. She made a video with this song live 12/22/01 outside near a cemetery in Pennsylvania.
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To have And To Hold is a song originally performed by Depeche Mode, and Janet Kuypers did a voice-over sampling with this song into a karaoke-styled song in the 1980s. She made a video with this song live 12/21/01 outside under train tracks in Pennsylvania.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs After 7/11 and the poem Fantastic Car Crash.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs After 7/11 and the poem Death is a Dog.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs After 711 (in two separate parts) and the prose piece King of the Universe, and the poem Changing Garments.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs the poems The Burning and Death Takes Many Forms.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs After 7/11 and the poem Right There, By Your Heart
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6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs the poem New To Chicago.
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6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs the poem The Battle At Hand.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs the poem Why I'll Never Get Married, and Work Journal 2
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs NASA Project and the poem Moonlight.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs Work Journal 1 and Work Journal 2.
6/11 was the name of the live Chicago performance art show by Janet Kuypers, held 06/11/02. This performance art show included a wide range of poetry, as well as visual displays of her artwork in accordance with background music. In this video, she performs the poem Looking For A Worthy Adversary.
Death Comes in Threes was the name of the 03/18/03 Janet Kuypers live performance art show in Chicago. This video is of a display of her artwork which was projected onto a large screen during this performance, where she not only read poetry but also journal entries about a near-fatal car accident. For more information on Janet Kuypers’ appearances in shows, or on her other work, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information on her work.
Janet Kuypers was scheduled as the final featured poet at the 2006 Chicago Poetry Fest show at the Society of Professional Journalists Convention at the Hilton in downtown Chicago 08/22/06. When everyone was asked to read writings that reflected on the Bill of Rights and the First Amendment (and Freedom of Speech), Janet Kuypers read the poems "People's Right Misunderstood", "Everything Was Alive And Dying," "True Happiness in the New Millennium," "The State...
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Janet Kuypers read poems at the Chicago poetry Fest live 08/28/05, including the poes "The Way You Tease Me", "Grab the Other's Neck", "Praying To Idols", "Desire", and "The Muse, The Messiah". For more information on the writing of Janet Kuypers or any of her live performances, go to http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information.
The performance art show "Dreams" was held live in Chicago 02/03/04 by Janet Kuypers, and this is a video of the television display (one of them), where the camera was fized on Janet Kuypers throughout her performance. This video shows one of the television sets, showing her perform the pieces she read, wearing different glasses even during different parts of the show. The video camera was fixed on Janet Kuypers as she read poems and stories for a live audience.
The performance art show "Dreams" was held live in Chicago 02/03/04 by Janet Kuypers, and this is the second part of the video display art she had going on at the same time she read poems and stories for a live audience.
The performance art show "Dreams" was held live in Chicago 02/03/04 by Janet Kuypers, and this is the first part of the video display art she had going on at the same time she read poems and stories for a live audience.
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The song What We Need in Life is by the Chicago acoustic band "Mom's Favorite Vase", where Janet Kuypers was the singer and songwriter and Warren Peterson was the guitarist. What We Need In Life (an original song by the Chicago acoustic alternative band Mom's Favorite Vase, with Janet Kuypers as the singer and Warren Peterson as the guitarist, where Janet Kuypers wrote the words and pieced Warren Peterson's music for this song) was mixed (somewhat) into a video clip by Brian Tolle of...
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The song What We Need in Life is by the Chicago acoustic band "Mom's Favorite Vase", where Janet Kuypers was the singer and songwriter and Warren Peterson was the guitarist. TWhat We Need In Life (an original song by the Chicago acoustic alternative band Mom's Favorite Vase, with Janet Kuypers as the singer and Warren Peterson as the guitarist, where Janet Kuypers wrote the words and pieced Warren Peterson's music for this song) was mixed (somewhat) into a video clip by Brian Tolle of...
How do I Get There? was a live performance art show from poet Janet Kuypers live in Chicago 02/15/05. Filled with poetry and journal discussions, this show also had a video display (PowerPoint) of her artwork to accompany her writings she read live that evening. This video is of a live recording of this concert show, where you can listen to her reading the performance as well as watch the video projection display.
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The Beach Poets 08 14 05 feature was of poetry relating to the beach by Janet Kuypers at Loyola Beach in Chicago. Writings included "Burn It In," "David," "I Dreamt About You Last Night," "Coquinas," "A Child In The Park," "Freedom Just Past The Fence," "In the Air," and the prose pieces "Age" and "Clay." Studio releases and live releases of this show exist at http://www.janetkuypers.com, and there was...
On 04/01/05, a live Chicago performance art show was held at DvA art callery. The final feature of the evening was the show "Conflict, Contact Control" by Janet Kuypers. This show contained a number of poems and was originally set to music.
A live video was show 11/17/99 (it's believed the poem was read at the now-closed poetry open mic "Yammer") of the poem "Death Takes Many Forms.", by Janet Kuypers.
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A video was done in the 1990s of the poem The Muse, The Messiah... by Janet Kuypers
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A video was done in the 1990s of the poem Without You, by Janet Kuypers
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The performance art show "Death Comes in Threes" was held live in Chicago 03/18/03, and this video footage is from most of the show (from where Kuypers talks about accident number 3 to the end of the show), which incldes not only original readings but also the poems "Their Crutches", "Someone Give Me The Answers", "Sometimes It's Not", "Will Be Just Fine", "Any Help At All", "Get It Over With", "What Do You Do",...
The performance art show "Death Comes in Threes" was held live in Chicago 03/18/03, and this video footage is from half of the poem "The One at Mardi Gras" being read at this live performance. For more information about this poem or this performanceart show (go to http://www.janetkuypers.com to read about the near fatal accident that was the impetus for this poetry performance at show.
The performance art show "Death Comes in Threes" was held live in Chicago 03/18/03, and this video footage is from the beginning of the live show, from the introduction through the poem "For My Car Or My Life." For more information about this poem or this performanceart show (go to http://www.janetkuypers.com to read about the near fatal accident that was the impetus for this poetry performance at show.
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This is part 3 of the visual display projected during the Chicago Performance art show “Changing Gears,” held 06/17/03 by Janet Kuypers. This was part of the artwork that counteracted her poetry and journal stories about travel around the country by car. These travels are also available as a book (as well as a CD release) at http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information.
This is part 2 of the visual display projected during the Chicago Performance art show “Changing Gears,” held 06/17/03 by Janet Kuypers. This was part of the artwork that counteracted her poetry and journal stories about travel around the country by car. These travels are also available as a book (as well as a CD release) at http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information.
This is part 1 of the visual display prijected during the Chicago Performance art show “Changing Gears,” held 06/17/03 by Janet Kuypers. This was part of the artwork that counteracted her poetry and journal stories about travel around the country by car. These travels are also available as a book (as well as a CD release) at http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information.
This is the live recording of the Chicago Performance art show “Changing Gears,” held 06/17/03 by Janet Kuypers. This show contained her poetry and journal stories (along with her artwork) about travel around the country by car. These travels are also available as a book (as well as a CD release) at http://www.janetkuypers.com for more information.
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